On Running Cloudventure

Maddie Hart reviews the On Cloudventure for Blister

The Cloudventure is On’s take on a versatile, everyday trail running shoe — but with a few unique twists. Check out our review to see how it compares to many other options on the market, and where we think it makes the most sense.

Topo Athletic Zephyr

Gordon Gianniny Reviews the Topo Athletic Zephyr for Blister

We’ve seen many recent shoes designed to maximize efficiency for fast-paced road runs, but the Topo Zephyr stands out from the competition in several ways. Check out our review to learn more about this road shoe and whether it might work well for you.

Hoka One One Torrent 2

Kieran Nay reviews the Hoka One One Torrent 2 for Blister

Many people were fans of the original Hoka Torrent for its combination of comfort and lightweight efficiency for fast-paced trail runs. So, how does the updated Torrent 2 compare, and who should have this new trail shoe on their list?

Blister Brand Guide: Columbia Montrail Trail Running Shoes ’20

Blister Brand Guide: Blister details, differentiates, and explains the shoes in Columbia Montrail's 2020 running shoe lineup

While it doesn’t include a huge number of shoes, Columbia-Montrail’s 2020 trail running shoe lineup offers runners a few different options to suit specific needs, and is particularly appealing for those not looking to drop a ton of money on their next pair of shoes. Check out our Brand Guide to see how each shoe differs and which might be worth a look from you.

La Sportiva Blizzard GTX

Gordon Gianniny reviews the La Sportiva Blizzard GTX for Blister

The Blizzard GTX is one of a few shoes on the market specifically designed for running on snow and ice. We’ve spent time in it doing just that, and in our full review, we go into who would really benefit from a specialized shoe like this, and who might be better off in something more versatile.

Winter Running Gear Roundup

Gordon Gianniny running in the Salomon ADV Skin 5 Set, Gunnison, Colorado

Freezing temps and / or snowy trails mean your running gear plays a much larger role in how enjoyable your runs will be. Check out a few of the misc. pieces that some of our reviewers use just about every time they head out for a winter run.

Topo Athletic Mtn Racer

Gordon Gianniny reviews the Topo Athletic Mtn Racer for Blister

The Mtn Racer is designed to be a lightweight, high-cushion trail shoe for those who like to run fast over long distances and rough terrain. So how well does it live up to those claims, and how does it compare to other shoes in its class like the Altra Timp & Hoka Speedgoat? Check out our review.

Nathan VaporSwift 4L Race Vest

Kieran Nay reviews the Nathan VaporSwift 4L Race Vest for Blister

While many aspects of running are less expensive than other, more gear-intensive sports, running vests can be quite pricey. But the VaporSwift 4L is Nathan’s take on a more affordable, yet still race-ready running vest — check out our review to see how it compares to its higher-end competition.

ON Cloudventure Peak

Kieran Nay reviews the ON Cloudventure Peak for Blister

ON’s shoes immediately stand out due to their unique midsole “pods,” and we’ve been testing their recently revised, lightweight trail racer, the Cloudventure Peak. Check out our review to see where we think it excels, where it falls short, and how it compares to the competition.

Altra Superior 4.5

Gordon Gianniny reviews the Altra Superior 4.5 for Blister

The Superior remains Altra’s most minimally cushioned, all-round trail shoe, but how different is the latest Superior 4.5 compared to prior iterations, and who should be considering the new shoe? Check out our review.

La Sportiva Lycan II

Gordon Gianniny reviews the La Sportiva Lycan II for Blister

The original La Sportiva Lycan was designed to be a softer, wider, and more cushioned shoe for mellow, smooth trails. But with the new Lycan II, they went in a very different direction, positioning it as a mid-distance shoe for “rocky and highly technical terrain.” So how do the two versions compare, and why should you opt for the Lycan II over Sportiva’s numerous other “mountain running” shoes?

Salomon Sense Ride 3

Maddie Hart reviews the Salomon Sense Ride 3 for Blister

Now in its 3rd iteration, the Salomon Sense Ride is a shoe that stands out not because it’s exceptional at one particular thing, but because of how well it performs across such a wide spectrum of trails and distances. Check out our full review.